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Esperi Care boss resigns amid ongoing criticism

The boss  of Esperi Care which runs care facilities for elderly people has resigned this morning. CEO Marja Aarnio-Isohannin had been under increasing pressure from...

€20 million for Finnish health innovation company

Finnish health innovation company Nightingale Health has secured a €20 million loan from the European Investment Bank EIB to boost research and development of...

SDP leader Antti Rinne and his wife hospitalised in Spain

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has been hospitalised in Spain, and is receiving medical treatment. The 56-year old politician fell ill while on holiday, and doctors...

Blood Service appeals for extra donors over holiday season

The Finnish Blood Service, run by the Red Cross, says it needs people to donate blood between Christmas and New Year, and have opened...

Study: regular sauna reduces heart attack deaths for men and women

New research published today shows for the first time that regular sauna sessions have health benefits for both men and women. The study, by scientists...

More meat, more veggies, more special diets: here’s what Finland is...

Are you a meat lover? Have you eaten meatballs, steak or sausages today? A new study finds that Finns eat an average of 520g of...

VIDEO: Finland’s first sleep class

If it's tough to go back to work on Mondays, especially with winter fast approaching, then a brand new class might be just what...

Turku plans free contraception for under 25s

Turku has become the latest Finnish city to recommend free contraception for young people under the age of 25. The city council's Social and Health...

Just The Tip: Gonorrhea Leads The Way With Sex Infections On...

The number of gonorrhea infections in Finland has risen more than 30% in recent years, according to new research by the National Institute for...

President Niinistö Undergoes Surgery, Day After Putin-Trump Meeting

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö was admitted to hospital on Tuesday for what his office described as "a small surgical procedure". It comes less than 24 hours after...